GMDSS General Operating Certificate (GOC)
Price (exc. VAT):
Please bring with you 3 passport sized photographs
Theory and practical assessment at the end of the course.
This certificate permits the holder to operate a GMDSS radio installation, including satellite communications equipment, on compulsorily fitted vessels sailing in any of the GMDSS sea areas A1, A2, A3 or A4 and is STCW endorsed.
The course is suitable for Merchant Navy deck officers, commercial Yachtmasters and off-shore radio operators serving on mobile platforms.
- Safety of life at sea (SOLAS)
- General radio regulations
- Distress communications and log-keeping
Practical operation of:
- MF/HF terrestrial transceiver
- VHF transceiver
- HF/MF/VHF DSC equipment
- Inmarsat C System
- Inmarsat B
- SART and EPIRB
- Battery charging and maintenance